ACEM EMET Program

EMET Program (SA)

Emergency Medicine Education and Training

 

The Emergency Medicine Education and Training (EMET) program is funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health’s Specialist Training Program and provides education, training and supervision to doctors and other health professionals working in emergency departments and emergency care services – particularly in rural, regional and remote Australia – who are not specifically trained in emergency medical care.

South Australia has two EMET hubs delivering the program: Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) and the South Australian Postgraduate Medical Education Association (SAPMEA).

Further Information / Contact Details


EMET Evening Workshops

EMET learning Barossa, Mt Barker, Murray Bridge and Victor Harbour

Commencing from June 2022, evening workshops (6 - 10 pm) will be delivered each month in the Barossa, Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Lower Murray regions of South Australia. The program is funded jointly by the NAHLN and SAPMEA EMET hubs and will include an evening meal. There is no cost to attend the evening.

Who will be teaching the workshop ?

Clinical Lead for the program is Dr Peter Stuart, Director of Clinical Training for the BHFLHN.

A medical and nursing teaching team will be facilitating the evening workshops many of whom work clinically in the region in hospital medical practice, general practice, nursing or nurse practitioner roles.

Who can attend ?

Medical officers, General Practitioners, Nurses and Paramedics working are welcome to attend.

Registration is required and as numbers for each session are limited please book early to avoid disappointment.

Is there prelearning ?

Yes but the prelearning is optional !

The prelearning is delivered online and provided to enable those with the time (and enthusiasm) to extend their learning. The prelearning may be also be completed after the workshop. Clinical resources discussed in the workshop may be accessed from the prelearning page.

Instructions : Use the prelearning link located at the bottom of this page. Please note : You will need to have registered for a workshop and received an enrolment key before you are able to access the prelearning.

Are the workshops Accredited for CPD ?

All participants receive an attendance certificate for 3 hours of CPD. Additional CPD hours may be obtained by completing of the workshop's online prelearning.

All of the workshops will be accredited as a CPD activity with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and Australian College for Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM).

June / July Program

Topic : Respiratory Emergencies

In this topic we will examine the patient presenting with difficulty breathing and consider immediate management priorities, differential diagnosis, role of investigations, treatment and disposition. The topic will be explored using a series of clinical case discussions and include examples of chest x-rays and blood gases, consider the increasing role of ultrasound in assessment and detail new approaches to providing respiratory support.

Facilitators : Peter Stuart, Jason Walters, Jason Bament

Bookings

To Book for a workshop click the respective link below

Victor Harbor

Wednesday June 29th

Register for Victor Harbor

Mt Barker

Tuesday July 5th

Register for Mt Barker

Barossa Valley

Monday July 25th

Register for Barossa

Murray Bridge

Tuesday July 26th

Register for Murray Bridge

 

 

 

 

 

 

August Program

Topic : Cardiac Emergencies

The evening workshop will examine the patient presenting with acute chest pain and syncope. The evening will focus on immediate management priorities, differential diagnosis, role of investigations, treatment and disposition. The topic will be presented using a series of clinical case discussions and include examples of ECGs, consider the role of risk stratification tools and laboratory testing and explore the current approaches to emergency management. A future workshop will focus on the assessment and management of cardiac arrhythmias.

Facilitators : Peter Stuart, Jason Walters, Jason Bament

Introduction to ECG Interpretation : Afternoon Workshop 

An additional half day workshop (1.30 pm to 5.30 pm) focusing on exploring "Basic skills in ECG interpretation" is available prior to the Victor Harbor (10 August) and Barossa Valley (August 23rd) EMET evenings. There is no cost to attending the workshop however bookings are essential. To book click either the Victor Harbor or Barossa links below and select to attend the ECG workshop. You will also have the option to book in for the Evening workshop.

Facilitators : Peter Stuart (Director of Clinical Training BHFLHN), Janine Pullen (Nurse educator, BHFLHN)

Bookings

Please Note : Bookings for the Cardiac / ECG Workshops will open from Friday July 1st

To Book for a workshop (from July 1st) click the respective link below

Victor Harbor

Wednesday August 10th

Optional : ECG Basic Skills Workshop

Register for Victor Harbor

Mt Barker

Tuesday August 9th

Register for Mt Barker

Barossa Valley

Tuesday August 23rd

Optional : ECG Basic Skills Workshop

Register for Barossa

Murray Bridge

Tuesday August 30th

Register for Murray Bridge